Couscous Salad

It was such a beautiful Sunday, I had brunch with my co-workers at the Wooden Spoon then I stopped at the Branch Brook Park...

April, Season Renewal

I can’t believe today is April 3, 2018.  Where did time go? To me, the year only started yesterday yet today is the third...

Stephanie’s Delightfully Tangy Chicken Piccata

Today, I am honored to share Stephanie’s Delightfully Tangy Chicken Piccata.  I have been following and making her recipes for a while and was...

Forgiveness

Last month I wrote a post on how I let the pain go to better appreciate life  http://marjiesimpleword.com/let-it-go/ . I could not help thinking...

Embracing Change

Witnessing the tension and anxiety that starting a new system created at work made me perplexed.  Everyone seemed so stressed which made me reflect...

Knowledge Is Power

I live by Maya Angelou’s quote “I have learned that I still have a lot to learn”.  I make it my mission to increase...

Happiness

If you know me, you know my kids are my joy, my strength, and my happiness.  They are not the perfect kids, but I...

Baked Chicken Thighs with Carrots and Bell Pepper in Wine Cream...

We had such a beautiful day, I can feel Spring is near.  Although they predict snow for Tuesday, we are taking the weather one...

Just Be There And Listen

According to my friends, I always find the right words to tell people to lift them up, and many times I do. I always...

Facing Adversity

Each difficult moment has the potential to open my eyes and open my heart. Myla Kabat-Zinn   You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage,...